Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Monday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what happened under the Gold Dome on Monday (July 20th):

A few bills to note: Assemblyman Giblin’s bill to add two legislative appointees to the Police Training Commission, one from the Speaker, one from the Senate Prez; Assemblywoman Murphy’s bill to allow the suspension of certain zoning requirements during COVID-19; Assemblyman Bramnick’s bill to appropriate $30M for food establishments impacted by the postponement of indoor dining; Assemblywoman Vainieri Huttle’s bill to provide an appropriation for the Homestead Rebate and Property Tax Freeze programs; Assemblyman Dancer’s bill to establish an OPRA Review Commission; Assemblyman Moen’s resolution urging Congress to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol

SENATE ACTION

The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

A4413 Bramnick,J/Burzichelli,J+4 Food establishments, federal funding-appropriates $30M, Coronavirus Relief Fund REF ACE

A4414 Conaway,H/Verrelli,A Student disciplinary actions-require public schools report; DOE estab. database REF AED

A4415 Greenwald,L/Lampitt,P+3 Remote learning tech.-DOE provide funds to sch districts, address digital divide REF AED

A4416 Benson,D/Vainieri Huttle,V Protective face covering-NJT requires, provide certain passengers;$100K REF ATR

A4417 Giblin,T Police Training Commission-expand membership to include legislative appointees REF ALP

A4418 Murphy,C Zoning requirements-allow municipality to suspend during COVID-19 emergency REF ASL

A4419 Lampitt,P Virtual/remote & in-person instruction-permit combination in 2020-2021 school yr REF AED

A4420 Vainieri Huttle,V+2 Homestead Benefit 2020 Prog. & Senior & Disab Citizens’ Prop Tax Freeze;$125.575 REF ASL

A4421 Moen,W Remote Work Study Commission-establishes REF ALA

A4422 Vainieri Huttle,V Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Long-Term Planning Commission-establishes in DHS REF ASE

A4423 Dunn,A Retirement plans, qualified-gross income tax exclusion for minimum req. distrib. REF AAP

A4424 Johnson,G Wine consultants-establishes permit REF ARP

A4425 Peters,R Veterans, disab-qual. for toll rate & motor vehicle registration fee exemptions REF AMV

A4426 DePhillips,C Coronavirus liability-grants immunity to sch. dist., nonpub schools, & employees REF AED

A4427 Dancer,R Firearms purchaser ID cards-w/proof of address, authorize a duplicate ID card REF AJU

A4428 Dancer,R/Benson,D Cell phones-prohibit use of cert. technology for unauth. electronic surveillance REF AST

A4429 Dancer,R Open Public Records Act Review Commission-establishes REF ASL

A4430 Conaway,H/Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Long-term care fac-estab uniform req on submission of outbreak response plans REF AHE

A4431 Mukherji,R Construction, new-limits height in area below cliffs east of Palisade Avenue REF ASL

AJR179 Murphy,C Dr. James Still Day-designates April 9 REF ASL

AR176 Vainieri Huttle,V Direct support prof wage increase-urge to continue funding until end of COVID-19 REF ALA

AR177 Murphy,C Harriet Tubman-urges US Department of Treasury place on $20 bill without delay REF ASL

AR178 Moen,W Confederate statues-urges Congress pass leg to remove in US Capitol building REF ASL

AR179 Carter,L/Chaparro,A COVID-19 financial relief-include money to fund emerg. grants for diaper banks REF AWC

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A883 Aca (1R) Giblin,T/Timberlake,B+1 Human trafficking victim-develop and post notice containing information REP/ACA

A1993 Aca (1R) Pinkin,N/Benson,D+4 Electric veh. charging stations-developers offer option in new home construction REP/ACA

A2152 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E+6 Green building projects-priority consideration of permit applications REP/ACA

A2212 Acs (ACS) McKeon,J/Vainieri Huttle,V+15 Environmental permits in burdened communities-concerns REP/ACS

A2717 Murphy,C/Mukherji,R+4 Marriage and civil union licenses-provides for immediate issuance REP

A3367 Johnson,G/Kennedy,J+1 Electric veh charging stations-require community associations allow installation REP

A3594 Zwicker,A/DeCroce,B+10 Board of chosen freeholders-change title to board of county commissioners REP

A4225 Mukherji,R/Lopez,Y+2 Professional or occupational license-prohibits lawful presence as qualification REP

A4235 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Sumter,S+9 Public health emergency credits-award to certain inmates during pub health emerg REP/ACA

A4250 Aca (1R) Downey,J Notaries and notarial acts-revises law; authorizes electronic signatures REP/ACA

A4371 Chaparro,A/Johnson,G Corrections Rehab & Crime Prevention Fund-establish; require cost savings study REP

A4373 Spearman,W/Jimenez,A Sentencing-establishes youthful age of defendant as mitigating factor REP

A4412 Freiman,R COVID-19 testing-require facilities provide accurate timeframes for test results REP

ACR169 Pinkin,N DEP-commemorates 50th anniversary of establishment REP

AJR103 McKeon,J/Pinkin,N Personal Carbon Footprint Awareness Day-designate April 22 of each year REP

S232 ScsScsAca (SCS/1R) Singleton,T/Weinberg,L+2 Environmental permits in burdened communities-concerns REP/ACA

S349 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Greenstein,L+1 Electric veh. charging stations-developers offer option in new home construction REP

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A1254 Schaer,G/Holley,J Geriatric parole-establishes for certain eligible inmates REP REF AAP

A2370 Schaer,G+1 Compassionate release program-establish for certain inmates REP REF AAP

A2374 Acs (ACS) Mukherji,R/Pinkin,N Energy, water & storm resiliency proj-establish prog for public or private finan REP/ACS REF AAP

A4366 Taliaferro,A/Sumter,S+2 Police training-contract with NJ Crisis Intervention Team Center for Excellence REP REF AAP

A4367 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Sumter,S+1 Plea bargaining-prosecutor may mail/email w/defendants for cert traffic offenses REP/ACA REF AAP

A4368 Sumter,S/Mukherji,R+1 Municipal court-expand conditional dismissal program to include drug offenses REP REF AAP

A4369 Aca (1R) Lopez,Y/Carter,L Sentencing reform-implements Crim. Sentencing & Disposition Comm recommendations REP/ACA REF AAP

A4370 Aca (1R) Carter,L/Jasey,M Parole-permits AOC retroactively rescind/modify mandatory term for cert offenses REP/ACA REF AAP

A4372 Timberlake,B/Quijano,A Inmates, certain-provides for resentencing REP REF AAP

 

Public Hearing:

ACR188 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Jimenez,A+9 Leg. redistricting sched.-constit. amendment, modify if decennial census delayed (AJU)

 

Bills Transferred:

A3594 Zwicker,A/DeCroce,B+10 Board of chosen freeholders-change title to board of county commissioners FROM ASL TO AJU

A4225 Mukherji,R/Lopez,Y+2 Professional or occupational license-prohibits lawful presence as qualification FROM ARP TO AJU

A4235 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Sumter,S+9 Public health emergency credits-award to certain inmates during pub health emerg FROM ALP TO AJU

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

A105 (Zwicker,A) Health savings accounts, individual-extends federal income tax advantages

A2152 Aca (1R) (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Green building projects-priority consideration of permit applications

A2196 (Danielsen,J; Carter,L) St. pensions-proh investment, req divestment in pub traded fossil fuel companies

A2212 Acs (ACS) (Pintor Marin,E; Carter,L) Environmental permits in burdened communities-concerns

A2717 (Chiaravalloti,N) Marriage and civil union licenses-provides for immediate issuance

A3194 (Mejia,P) Ticket Consumer Choice Act

A3367 (Pinkin,N) Electric veh charging stations-require community associations allow installation

A3386 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Police and firefighters-establish a 5 year residency requirement

A3594 (Chiaravalloti,N; Timberlake,B; Carter,L; Johnson,G) Board of chosen freeholders-change title to board of county commissioners

A4013 (Schepisi,H) Bill Cray’s Law-require certain group homes install electron monitoring devices

A4050 (Dunn,A) Nursing Home Emergency Preparedness Study Commission-establish

A4144 (Giblin,T) COVID-19 Review Task Force-establish to study impact and response

A4171 (Pintor Marin,E) One-time payment program-establish for aid for certain eligible taxpayers;$35M

A4179/4200 Acs (ACS) (Giblin,T) Telemedicine & telehealth-revise requirements for health insur/Medicaid to cover

A4225 (Chiaravalloti,N) Professional or occupational license-prohibits lawful presence as qualification

A4235 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Public health emergency credits-award to certain inmates during pub health emerg

A4367 Aca (1R) (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Plea bargaining-prosecutor may mail/email w/defendants for cert traffic offenses

A4415 (Benson,D; Vainieri Huttle,V; Verreli,A) Remote learning tech.-DOE provide funds to sch districts, address digital divide

A4420 (Dancer,R; Verrelli,A) Homestead Benefit 2020 Prog. & Senior & Disab Citizens’ Prop Tax Freeze;$125.575

A4430 (Benson,D) Long-term care fac-estab uniform req on submission of outbreak response plans

ACR145 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Slavery or involuntary servitude-amends Constitution to prohibit

ACR188 Aca (1R) (Mejia,P; McKnight,A; Speight,S) Leg. redistricting sched.-constit. amendment, modify if decennial census delayed

ACR189 (Wirths,H) Friends of the NJ School of Conservation-express support, School of Conservation

AJR178 (Conaway,H) Overdose Awareness Day-designates August 31

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A1285 (Chiaravalloti,N) Design-Build Constr. Services Procurement Act-estab awarding contract procedures

A2374 Acs (ACS) (Pinkin,N) Energy, water & storm resiliency proj-establish prog for public or private finan

A4053 (Dancer,R) Handgun permit to carry-State recognize, cert. residents issued by other States

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A4053 (Wirths,H) Handgun permit to carry-State recognize, cert. residents issued by other States

A4416 (Verrelli,A) Protective face covering-NJT requires, provide certain passengers;$100K

A4428 (Verrelli,A) Cell phones-prohibit use of cert. technology for unauth. electronic surveillance

A4430 (McKnight,A) Long-term care fac-estab uniform req on submission of outbreak response plans

ACR189 (Space,P) Friends of the NJ School of Conservation-express support, School of Conservation

AJR80 (Wimberly,B) Opioid Antidote Administration & Aftercare Commission-study & report procedures

AR179 (Vainieri Huttle,V) COVID-19 financial relief-include money to fund emerg. grants for diaper banks

 

The Assembly adjourned at 6:44 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, July 23, 2020 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (7/16/2020):

None

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